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Educator 

Description

This position provides hands-on engaging activities for students, scouts, and other groups during both day and overnight programs.  Educators provide programming infused with positive youth development principles for school field trips, afterschool and homeschool programs, overnight programs, and summer programming.  The overnight programs include the requirement to sleep onboard our full-rigged historic training vessel the Joseph Conrad.  This position will include working some weekends on an as-needed basis.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide the highest quality dynamic educational programming using positive youth developmental techniques
  • Lead tours, afterschool, homeschool, overnight, and school programs using experiential education methods
  • Supervise guests overnight on board the vessel Joseph Conrad
  • Assist with rigging climbing
  • Assist with cleaning of program facilities
  • Provide excellent customer service and excellent visitor experiences
  • Build a professional repertoire through continuous growth and mastery of content, skills, hands-on education, presentation and delivery techniques
  • Contribute to the development of new programs and enhancement of existing programs
  • Help advance department and institutional goals, adhere to mission, and serve as ambassador for Mystic Seaport Museum
 
Position Requirements
  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination and booster by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required.
  • Must enjoy working with youth and have a positive attitude
  • Experience working with children and youth in formal or informal settings; ability to engage students in a dynamic and energetic manner
  • Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn positive youth development principles and techniques
  • Demonstrate caring and respectful attitude towards children, youth, and families
  • Ability to lead education tours of the Museum, indoor/outdoor games and crafts, climb the rigging
  • Self-directed learning, ability to retain learned information, and use of knowledge to engage audiences of all ages and learning styles
  • Flexibility, versatility, and adaptability
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  •  Must possess and reflect a polished professional demeanor in a variety of situations.
  • Background in youth development, museum education, and/or experiential education is preferred
  • Willingness to work a highly flexible schedule corresponding to the needs of the Museum

 

Physical/Mental Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

  • Deliver programs in venues that can be cold, wet, hot, or dirty; work outside in all weather
  • Late nights, early mornings, overnight on the Joseph Conrad
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
EOE Statement Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and state and federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In addition, state and federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, Veteran's status, age (40 years and over), physical or mental disability, religious affiliation or other protected status. It is our policy to comply fully with these laws and information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law.  
About the Organization Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America's seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to 'inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.'

The Museum's grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, CT and include a recreated New England coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. The Museum is home to more than 500 historic watercraft, including four National Historic Landmark vessels, most notably the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, America's oldest commercial ship still in existence.  

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